Use this tag for questions about the ArcSDE (Spatial Database Engine) component of Esri's ArcGIS for Server that is one way to enable access to spatial data stored in a Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS).

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ArcObjects: modifying feature field value

I'm developing an ArcMap extension and looking for a way to change feature attributes knowing its feature class and OID (and, presumably, everything else that there is in IFeature). All layers use ...
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ArcSDE 10 FeatureLayer is read only, FeatureTypes property is null, not sure why

I have a WPF FeatureLayer backed by an ArcSDE feature class that I hope to use for editing. After the layer is done initializing its readOnly property is true, I think that this points to some problem ...
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Changing a coded Domain to no codes

If we have coded domains in the geodatabase model, what are any disadvantages to changing the codes to the Description. For example: Existing Coded Domain: Code, Description 1, Single Family ...
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Register SDE view and Layer

I'm building simple views against an ArcSDE Oracle RAC 10g. My SHAPE columns are of SDO_GEOMETRY datatype. ArcSDE 9.3.1. I have several point tables, with the following outline: ID (Guid) Name ...
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How do I use Oracle Locator's mdsys.sdo_geometry with ArcSDE?

I'm using the Oracle Locator MDSYS.SDO_Geometry type to store my spatial information and then accessing it through ArcSDE. I'm confused about how the precision component of the metadata is used and ...
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ArcObjects: Memory leak in IFeatureClass.Search (only on SDE with direct connect)

UPDATE 6/30/11: ESRI Support say they have reproduced the issue and have opened a bug report (NIM070156). I have determined that there is a memory leak (in unmanaged heap memory) that occurs when a ...
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Is there any way to write a snipet of code with function of “SDELayer -o register” command

I try to create a geodatabase using some SQL command and then register some tables of it with SDE. I create an empty geodatabase using sde post installation and then create tables and other database ...
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Database View in Oracle 9i with SDE 9.3.1

If I have a sql statement creating a view against ArcSDE 9.3.1 on Oracle 9i, is the best practice to create the view in ArcCatalog just creating the name (kind of shell of the view) then going in to ...
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How to insert DateTime null using IRowBuffer

I am using IRowBuffer/IFeatureBuffer to insert fields to SQL Server 2008 DB. When inserting a field I am using: public void SetValue(IRowBuffer buffer, string field, object value) { int ...
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How to perform a “vertical integration” using FME?

I am not a GIS person, but I need to understand an aspect of the project I'm working on. We are taking an ArcSDE layer, and importing it into FME. I now need to do some checking of the data. In ...
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Large Scale Geocoding and Processing in ESRI

Ok, so I guess this kind of a informal query/survey about how big a datasets you are using in your ESRI worlds... I am building and maintaining a statewide dataset, where I have to process down to the ...
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Definition Query to Python script on Oracle 9i and ArcGIS 9.3.1

SUBTYPECD=1 AND SERIESNAME NOT LIKE '%-%' AND OPERATIONALSTATUS IS NULL OR SUBTYPECD=1 AND SERIESNAME NOT LIKE '%-%' AND OPERATIONALSTATUS = 976 The above is my def query in ArcMap against ArcSDE ...
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Access Feature Classes on Multiple Database Schemas with ArcSDE

I am using ArcObjects to access a GeoDatabase that was set up with ArcSDE 10 and SQL Server 2008 R2. In this particular case, I have some tables set up on alternate schemas (this is to replicate a ...
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Associating data in a form with an SDE Layer

I was wondering if there was a way to associate/persist some data about an SDE featureclass when viewing via ArcCatalog. I know you can have metadata - but I don't want to use that, and I'm pretty ...
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Update ArcMap links to ArcSDE Geodatabase features

I've seen questions about attemting to repair a .mxd file with broken links. What I would like to do is get ahead of this issue and "fix" it before it becomes a problem. I have my data in an ArcSDE ...
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ArcGIS 10 Linux experience

We have ArcGIS 10 installed on a nice clean Linux box. We have developed scripts to run on the Windows desktop development machines, and modified them to run on Linux. Now, if we run the scripts on ...
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How to execute gp.execute ArcSDE tool in C#

So I created an ArcGIS 10 toolbox in ArcSDE and added a tool to it. There are enough examples out there on how to execute a tool.tbx that resides outside SDE or GeoDB. But in C#, how do you use ...
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ArcSDE database connection strings for ArcCatalog

Anyone know where the Database Connection strings are located in Program Files for ArcCatalog? I have all my Database Connection strings fixed and all my scripts use them. My computer went down and ...
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ArcSDE & Oracle & Database Model — Best diagram the system

Having Oracle dbms with ArcSDE and ArgGIS Pipeline Database Model (APDM), I would like to best describe the system with a diagram. In MS SQL each db is autonomous, I think, meaning ArcSDE(using dbo ...
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How to avoid dbo.arcsde LOCK issue while exporting to ArcSDE

I had a spatial db connection open in arcmap. While exporting to SDE with a console app I get an error in the console: Lock request conflicts with an established lock [DBO]. Does this just mean ...
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How to safely replace ArcGIS SDE feature classes using transactions

I am using C#, ArcGIS Server 10, MS-SQL Server 2008, and I want to replace an ArcGIS SDE feature class inside of a transaction. After the deletion of the feature class, I have to create a new one with ...
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arcgis10: export eventlayer (from querylayer) to ArcSDE

I am not using arcmap but I am creating a arcgis desktop console app. I am pulling an external SQL table in as a querylayer. This table has lat & long so I created an eventlayer (or ...
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Enable Archiving failing on sde 9.3.1 and MS SQL Server 2008

I am trying to enable archiving and am getting this error: Violation of PRIMARY KEY constraint 'archives_pk'. Cannot insert duplicate key in object 'dbo.SDE_archives'. Is this saying that there is ...
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Record Date and User for an edited feature

The client has a Feature Class in SDE 9.3.1. When a feature in the feature class is edited the client wants to automatically record the date/time and who edited it in the feature class attributes. ...
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ArcSDE recently modified geometries

ArcSDE 10 with a MS SQL 2005 backend. I am trying to see the most recently modified geometries using SQL so that I can use it to update another GIS database running PostGIS. Has anyone tried this ...
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Is the “sdetable” command available with ArcGIS Workgroup

Is the "sdetable" command available with ArcGIS Workgroup, or only the Enterprise edition? We have ArcGIS Server Workgroup 9.3.1 and want to update some of the feature class tables with data from ...
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ArcSDE Best Practices; Your thoughts

After spending a little time Googling for ArcSDE management best practices, I came up empty handed. I have a good understanding of Spatial Databases and their management having implemented several ...
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Publish ArcSDE FeatureService for Versioned Editing

Scenario: I need to Publish a data (from ORACLE ArcSDE) for versioned editing. Each user should be able to connect to his version and edit the data throu web application (Silverlight/JAVA/Flex API). ...
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ArcSDE 9.3.1 -> Performance

We have a number of mapservices in ArcGIS Server 10.0 that reads data from FGDBs. We are now moving that data in to ArcSDE and the plan is to use this data from AGS. Is it better to connect to SDE ...
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Spatial Views in SDE - What causes them to become unregistered from the geodatabase

Spatial views in ArcSDE allow you to join columns from a 'non-spatial' table in the database to a table with a 'geometry column'. They can also allow you to format and choose the attribute columns ...
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Using Flex to display single rasters from raster catalog in ArcSDE/ArcGIS server

One of the front end develoeprs here is having issues displaying, or working out how to display a single raster held in a raster catalog in ArcSDE using the Flex 2.2 API the Raster Catalog holds ...
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ESRI fc is called database.DBO.fcname and version is called SDE.fcname

ArcSDE 9.3.1 and MS SQL 2008 R2 In ArcCatalog the feature class is called database.DBO.fcname and when I look at the connection properties in ArcCatalog the default is called DBO.Default and the other ...
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After running the Version Changes tool ..Export pre-reconcile/post records from parent

I would like to export those records identified as changes after running the Version Changes tool before running Reconcile and Post tools. Preferably with python or having python call a program to do ...
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To what extent is SQL's language accessible via ArcGIS tools?

That question just sounds so redundant... At any rate, I have been asked to explore the uses of SQL in ArcGIS. We use an SDE DB for all server-side storage and DB managing/large-scale editing. ...
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Oracle Linestrings and MultiLinestrings

We have a very complicated setup for a project we are doing, and it involves 40+ developers and two oracle databases, one with sde and one only with oracle spatial and it's quite big. We'll here are ...
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Delete a feature data set in SDE 10 programmatically

Is there a way to delete a feature data set and all of its feature classes programmatically either by using custom code or pre-existing command line tools? There is a tool provided by SDE called ...
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Customize geocoding locator styles in an ArcGIS Server environment

Using ArcGIS Desktop, it is relatively straightforward to customize locator styles by editing the corresponding CLS files. We are struggling to do the same in a server environment. We have created a ...
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How can I insert new records to an ArcSDE feature class from a view in ArcSDE

I am wondering how I can both insert new records from a view to a feature class and update data that may be newer in the view than in the feature class. I have been fumbling around in modelbuilder and ...
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Is it possible to create a python script to rec/post versions?

I’m trying to set up a python script so that I can schedule our rec/post to run on a server. I’ve created a model with the Reconcile Version tool, with the option to Post checked on. I then export ...
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How to create SDE GDB without post installation?

Is there any way to create a SDE sqlserver2008 geodatabase without : SDE post-installation execution on the server having sde service running on the server and using : execution of some DDL ...
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Address locator not using modified .cls file

I have made a customization to the US Streets locator style for our application. We've changed "SR" to map to "STATE ROAD" instead of "HC" in the us_addr.cls file in the C:\Program Files (x86)\ArcGIS ...
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Filter features with multi-table joins in ESRI Silverlight/REST API

We have a rather involved data warehouse (SDE 9.3.1 / Oracle 11g) that contains a single related point feature class. Our (analytical) application should allow users to construct complex, ad hoc ...
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Table to Table script fails when copying to SDE

Since TBL2SDE no longer exists (we're running a 64-bit server and ArcGIS 10 doesn't include that executable on a 64-bit installation) I've been using the Table to Table script in ArcToolbox to copy ...
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Oracle tracing, bind variables, and ArcSDE

Oracle tracing with TKPROF is the recommended way to troubleshoot data access performance problems with SDE/Oracle. Unfortunately, queries that differ in any way are considered "different" and ...
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How to create Stored Procedure in versioned SDE_SQLServer geodatabase using DDL?

I've almost used SQL server_SDE geodatabases for 3 years in GIS projects and I don't know how can I create a stored procedure in geodatabase.I use ESRI case tool to create a geodatabase in ...
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Troubleshooting ArcObjects performance problems

We have developed a relatively complex geoprocessing routine using a C# / ArcObjects (COM) / ArcGIS Server 9.3.1 / ArcSDE 9.3.1 / Oracle 11g stack. Running the routine on a complete dataset takes ...
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Keeping SDE for data maintenance, but use postgis for display

We build and maintain GIS data in a production environment with SDE on SQL 2008. We also have a need to open up WMS and WFS that will make a complete ESRI solution really expensive. With an ArcGIS ...
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How do I programmatically update/recreate an ArcSDE feature class from external sql data?

I have an ArcSDE feature class that contains project points based on xy data from an external SQL databaes. (Not a geodb). I am looking for the best way to "recreate" the ArcSDE feature class from the ...
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Creating a multiversioned view with ArcSDE and SQL Server 2008 R2

I am using the administration command sdetable -o create_mv_view to create a multiversioned view on a table in SQL Server 2008 R2. Everything appears to be working correctly with one exception: The ...
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ArcSDE for PostgreSQL installation

I am trying to install ArcSDE 10 for PostgreSQL in CentOS. I tried doing that but am stuck with same errors repeatedly and am thinking of giving one more shot from the scratch. I just want to make ...